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Articles tagged with 'Riverwest'

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Winning Riverwest neighborhood sign revealed at Center Street Daze

Published Aug. 6, 2016

The Riverwest Neighborhood Association (RNA) is set to release the winner of its neighborhood sign redesign competition at Center Street Daze at 11:30 a.m. The final three designs were submitted by David Arnevik, Helene Feider and Allison Waller.

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First look: Black Husky Brewing taproom

Published Aug. 1, 2016

We were fortunate enough to get a look at the brand new Black Husky Brewing taproom in Riverwest during the brewery's soft opening this past weekend. And it's a fitting tribute to both the brewery's beer and its former digs in northern Wisconsin.

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Black Husky brewery and taproom opens next week in Riverwest

Published July 28, 2016

There will be more beer on tap in Riverwest beginning next week. The Black Husky Brewing taproom, 909 E. Locust St., will officially open to the public next week. The taproom will initially offer eight Black Husky brews on tap, with more on the way.

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A brew-tiful afternoon at Lakefront Brewery

Published June 28, 2016

Milwaukee's Lakefront Brewery is a great location with interesting beers, delicious food and a charming atmosphere. OnMilwaukee's Zoe Benjamin took her first tour of the brewery and left as a huge fan.

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Tuk's Thai Kitchen in Riverwest is closed

Published May 24, 2016

A walk past 1000 E. Locust St. in Riverwest this evening revealed that Tuk's Thai Kitchen, a Thai restaurant which opened in July 2014, has closed.

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From Pembine to Riverwest: Black Husky Brewing

Published March 1, 2016

Construction on the Riverwest digs for Black Husky, a northwoods brewery making the move to Milwaukee, is scheduled to begin in the next few weeks. We sat down with owner Tim Eichinger to find out more.

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A Riverwest walking tour: North edition

Published Sept. 4, 2015

As one of Milwaukee's oldest neighborhoods, settled by Polish and German immigrants, Riverwest is blessed with a plethora of great architecture. So much, that this quick tour will focus only on the section of the neighborhood north of Locust Street. Of course, there are many more interesting buildings than these, but consider this a kickstart to exploring what the neighborhood has to offer.

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High Dive bar takes the plunge on Saturday

Published Aug. 19, 2015

Jason McBrady and coworkers will open High Dive in the former Impala Lounge and Riverhorse space at 701 E. Center St. A grand opening party is set for Saturday.

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Partnership gambles on reopening Jackpot Gallery in Riverwest

Published Aug. 10, 2015

George Darrow is no stranger to the world of antiques, old toys and collectibles. After all, George's father was Chick Darrow, who opened what he claims to be the first collectible shop - Darrow's Fun Antiques - in 1962 in the Upper East Side of New York City. However, his antiquarian days are far from behind him, as he and partner Jason Royal Hart begin the process of reopening Riverwest's Jackpot Gallery as an art gallery and collectible shop.

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Take a lap with the Riverwest 24

Published July 25, 2015

The Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike races through the Riverwest neighborhood, enters its 8th year and welcomes 1,200 riders and several hundred volunteers. It's popularity has remained at something of a fever pitch despite the only prizes being ice sculptures with hot dogs inside.

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53212 Unity Ride aims to connect two similar, yet diverse neighborhoods

Published July 18, 2015

The 53212 Unity Ride hopes to help bridge that demographic gap with an slow-rolling, exploratory bike ride that will bring together numerous community organizations from several diverse neighborhoods to look at gardens, murals and other historic points of interest.